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Photograph

Frame Church

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View of frame church in a pastoral landscape.

Date: 1909 

Description: This 1909 revision of Harmon's 1896 map of Washburn County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, schools, wagon roads, cities and...

Photograph

Cranberry Warehouse

Date: 1934-09 

Description: View of a cranberry marsh and warehouse in Washburn County. In the foreground of the photo is a warehouse for the storage of harvested cranberries.

Date: 1916 

Description: This 1916 map of Washburn County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, sections, towns, schools, wagon roads, cities and villages, post offices, s...

Date: 1934-09 

Description: Two men are loading cranberries into a washing machine in Washburn County.

Photograph

View of Shell Lake

Date: 1885 

Description: View of Shell Lake before a fire on December 3, 1889 which swept Main Street and destroyed more than twenty business places.

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Description: Community Fair of the Bashaw Valley Farmers Club. E.L. Lutcher, head of the farmers institutes program of the agricultural extension, described the area a...

Date: 1934 

Description: Hand-colored image of two men loading cranberries in crates into an open air drying shed shortly after harvest.

Photograph

View of Shell Lake

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of Shell Lake.

Photograph

New Cranberry Bed

Date: 1934-09 

Description: Newly cleared cranberry marshes. In the center a man stands near a man-made irrigation ditch. To the left and right of the ditch are large piles of roots a...

Date: 1941 

Description: This 1941 map covers Washburn County, Wisconsin, as well as western Sawyer, eastern Burnett, and northeastern Polk counties. It shows the locations of tour...

Photograph

Drying Cranberries

Date: 1934 

Description: Box of harvested cranberries at a drying rack.

Photograph

Trolley Inn

Date: 1941 

Description: The Trolley Inn, diner, overnight cabins, and gas pumps, located on state highways 53 & 63, one mile south of Spooner. The juxtaposition of the former tro...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View of Shell Lake looking northwest.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of a residential street.

Date: 1934-09 

Description: Men inside an open doorway of a farm building stand on a platform loading cranberries into a cleaning machine shortly after harvest.

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Description: Letterhead of the Washburn County Treasurer's office, with a three-quarter view of the county building and people walking on the grounds. Text is in decora...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Shell Lake Roller Milling Company with a man seated on a horse-drawn wagon outside its entrance.

Photograph

Ice Skaters

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Description: Ice skaters posing in a row on a frozen lake (possibly Big Chetac Lake). On the far right is Thomas Oliver Mattis and next to him is (probably) George Matt...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of a street scene, with the Spooner State Bank in the foreground and the William Busch Meat Market and a confectionary further down the street.

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